Project Manager Consumer Electronics

Recruiter
Wallace Hind Selection
Location
London (South)
Salary
£800 per day
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
c£800 p/d - NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH - We are looking for a Project Manager who is capable of managing a complex project in an aggressive timeline. The principle product that you will be working on is a consumer electronics product, due for launch in the US then the UK, early to mid-2017. SALARY: c£800 p/d LOCATION: Richmond JOB SPECIFICATION: We are looking for a Project Manager who is capable of managing a complex project in an aggressive timeline. The principle product that you will be working on is a consumer electronics product, due for launch in the US, early to mid-2017. The Project Manager, will own the timeline for our projects. YOU WILL:- Manage a 9 month project which is rapidly moving out of concept through to delivery stage. Manage a project team of 4 principle sub-contractors, a project team of around 40 people (internal and external), and multi-disciplinary internal team which includes mechanical and industrial design, biomechanics, sales, marketing and operations. You will cover a multitude of areas, including manufacturing of a hardware product, electrical engineering, hardware development, software, app development, prototyping, testing, marketing, sales, although many of these activities are outsourced. WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:- You will ideally have experience of developing a hardware product that has a software/companion app. You’ll be excited about working in a fast paced environment exploring new ideas and solutions, and making things happen. We define our culture by evolution. We’re looking for an out and out contractor who will live and breathe our product launch SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Must have hardware and software project management experience, including use of Waterfall and Agile product management techniques and methodology. SCRUM, AGILE Day to day ownership of project management and issue management tools, specifically JIRA Must be able to demonstrate multiple years of managing complex projects from concept through to execution Must have experience of developing both hardware and app products, ideally in the same product (i.e. hardware with companion app) Must have strong communication and influencing skills, be capable of managing upwards and partnering with internal and external subject experts Should be a stickler for detail and a strong character Must be comfortable working with an owner/entrepreneur INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Philip Monkman quoting Project Manager – Consumer Electronics reference PM1610-13 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683308 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66806464